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Chart Of The Society Isles, discovered by Lieut. J. Cook ...

Chart Of The Society Isles, discovered by Lieut. J. Cook ... : J. Cook / J. Cheevors (engr.)

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A detailed and very important chart of the Society Islands. The coral reefs, shoals, rivers, vegetation, anchorages and depths are shown. From the first year of publication of the maps from Cook's first voyage, 1768-1771. This map was published in 1773 in John Hawkesworth's "Account Of The Voyages ... In The Southern Hemisphere", the first official account of Cook's monumental first voyage.
mapmakers: J. Cook   J. Cheevors (engr.)
place and date of publication: London 1773
medium and colour: copperplate, Uncoloured
size in mm: 290 by 440mm (11.5 by 17.25 inches).
ref: 39765

Price: £ 340

 
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